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This is a gorgeous place to visit and entirely worth the effort of getting to and from it.

The route up from the main village is not particularly easy to negotiate, as the steps are pretty... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2018
Nantwich, United Kingdom
What a view!!

Come at sunset. Allow yourself about 30 minutes to climb and be in fair condition. The hike is... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Fort Lee, New Jersey
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

The route up from the main village is not particularly easy to negotiate, as the steps are pretty steep and uneven in several places. I found it hard on the knees, but the use of a walking pole did help. Once reached, the complex has...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank valnowell
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Come at sunset. Allow yourself about 30 minutes to climb and be in fair condition. The hike is really worth it. The views are immaculate.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank abetterfitlife
Reviewed 7 September 2018

The Chryssopigi monastery is run by a single nun (and several cats) who welcomes visitors with a cool glass of water. Feel free to wander the grounds to the 'museum', a spot commemorating the monastic community's escape. There's a story, which you can pick up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Diane S
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

A must visit in sikinos. Take the bus from alopronoia and enjoy a fabulous sunset !!! .......dont miss it

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank verokaro
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is one of those places in Greece that simply should not be missed. You will need to be fairly fit to climb the path, take it slowly and you will be rewarded with the most amazing views. When you get up there, you will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank griffithcelf
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Worth the long climb, especially if the nun is in residence... lovely lady. Great views and fascinating history.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

In Sikinos we experienced some of the most breathtaking sunsets in various parts of this little, beautiful island and at the Monastery we had one of the very best sunsets. The views from up there are fantastic. You have to walk up some stairs, since...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kleio_Nik
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Great to visit at sunset to enjoy amazing views of the island. On the way you will find the church dedicated to the poet odisseas elitis.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Flyer580274
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Great views after a tiring ascent up on the highest mountain -hill actually- of Sikinos. In the middle of the route you meet Odysseas Elytis’ church, which has been built there upon the great Greek poet’s funding and request, as Sikinos was his favourite island....More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank serserou
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Incredible view, but unfortunately no one was inside to let us in :( Definitely worth the visit, you should try it - especially in the sunset!

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank vaggio_gr
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